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The brains behind Big Picture Trading, Patrick brings a unique view of the market earned through decades of option trading.  Trading both for himself (and teaching others) how to position a portfolio to maximize reward while minimizing risk.  Patrick is also the co-host of MacroVoices where he has the privilege of working with some of the best thinkers in the Macro universe.

Patrick Ceresna

The brains behind Big Picture Trading, Patrick brings a unique view of the market earned through decades of option trading.  Trading both for himself (and teaching others) how to position a portfolio to maximize reward while minimizing risk.  Patrick is also the co-host of MacroVoices where he has the privilege of working with some of the best thinkers in the Macro universe.
The author of the MacroTourist newsletter, Kevin is a former institutional equity derivative trader for a big bank who decided that bank-life wasn't for him, so proceeded to trade for his own account for a couple of decades before joining his current firm, East West Investment Management where he is the Market Strategist.

Kevin Muir

The author of the MacroTourist newsletter, Kevin is a former institutional equity derivative trader for a big bank who decided that bank-life wasn’t for him, so proceeded to trade for his own account for a couple of decades before joining his current firm, East West Investment Management where he is the Market Strategist.

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Join Patrick and Kevin every weekend when these two traders discuss the week’s action in the markets – always keeping the other’s feet to the fire for bad calls – yet hopefully having some fun while learning a little something in the process.  Sign up to receive the Weekly Market Huddle email.


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Episodes

Episode 5 – Never go full Krugman

0:02:25 Yield curve inversion
0:34:37 This Week in Market History –  A look back at the S&L crisis
0:41:42 WTF Clip of the Week – Krugman, Trump & Powell
0:48:24 Tales from the Trading Desk – Greatest Risk Arb of all time

Episode 4 – The Prairie Dog Formation

0:02:10 Powell Blinks
0:27:50 This Week in Market History – Enron
0:45:48 WTF Clip of the Week – Larry Kudlow’s Press Conference
1:04:46 Tales from the Trading Desk – blast from the past

How not to tell your clients they have been zeroed

Episode 3 – How not to tell your clients they have been zeroed

0:03:20 Did the Federal Reserve finally go too far and engineer a global economic slowdown (recession)?
0:42:50 This Week in Market History – JFK assassination causes a 2.9% dip in the market, but the Dow Jones finishes the year at the highs.
0:45:48 WTF Clip of the Week – Axe reacts to OptionSellers.Com’s announcement
1:04:46 Tales from the Trading Desk – reliving the bad blood between Icahn and Ackman via the Herbalife saga

Energy goes Beserk!

Episode 2 – Energy markets go beserk

0:01:50 Oil / nat gas go in opposite directions.  Is someone big in trouble?
0:15:50 Is this the top in interest rates?
0:42:00 This Week in Market History – Dow Jones finally crosses 1,000 but how long before that level is taken again?
0:47:00 WTF Clip of the Week – Tom Lee’s bitcoin call gets laughter from Seth and Snoop
0:56:30 Tales from the Trading Desk – remembering the natural gas hedge fund trader who lost more than a billion dollars

Energy goes Beserck!

Episode 2 Most important thing this week: Nat gas to the moon while oil craters and we talk bond yield curves.

Episode 1 – Will Trump break the mid-term Presidential Election Cycle?

0:01:40 Reactions on the midterms with a surprising stat.
0:36:32 This Week in Market History – 1907 crash
0:49:25 WTF Clip of the week – talking about percentage change on interest rates
0:54:19 Tales from the Trading Desk – GE after hours 37 million share block.